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Myopathic ptosis and lower lid retraction surgery

This is a description of a surgical technique which simultaneously addresses both the upper lid ptosis and lower lid retraction in patients with moderate to severe myopathic ptosis. The procedure was performed on 16 eyes of nine patients and involved...

Uveitis and juvenile arthritis costs

The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether cost, prior insurance authorisation concerns and subspecialty practice influence therapeutic decisions in the treatment of uveitis associated with JIA. The authors developed an email questionnaire that included a brief vignette of...

Eyelid nodule outcomes

Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma (IFAG) is a recently defined paediatric dermatology disorder. This study presents the clinical outcomes of children with IFAG nodules on their eyelids with or without facial nodules and aim to compare the outcomes with those presenting...

Do operative interventions for IIH improve visual function?

The authors of this paper reviewed patient case notes to determine visual outcome following shunt surgery for idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). A retrospective case notes review was conducted for 50 patients who underwent shunt surgery for IIH. Outcome measures included...

Prediction of visual outcome in IIH

In this prospective study, visual outcome of 40 patients with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) was compared with clinical and neuro-ophthalmic parameters. The purpose of this was to determine any correlation to try and predict visual outcome for IIH patients. Parameters...

Hormonal contraceptives and IIH

This multicentre retrospective population based case control study investigated whether there was a higher incidence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) in those patients taking oral contraceptive pills (OCP) and other hormonal contraceptives. Fifty-three women were diagnosed with IIH between Jan...

Contact lenses for adults with infantile nystagmus

A pilot randomised controlled trial (RCT) was conducted to determine recruitment rates, acceptability of and adherence to treatment and adverse events along with change in best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) and nystagmus parameters from baseline to two weeks follow-up. The...

IINS function

This study explored the impact of idiopathic infantile nystagmus syndrome (IINS) on quality of life in adults measured using the VFQ25 questionnaire. Of 38 subjects, 35 completed the questionnaire. Mean age was 35.1±13.0 years; 15 were British Caucasian and 14...

Preoperative RPE alterations in macular holes

This retrospective interventional case series from Japan assessed whether preoperative alterations of the retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) in idiopathic macular holes correlated with postoperative functional and morphological changes in the macula. Fifty-nine eyes had preoperative Spectralis OCT using the ‘detailed’...

Macular atrophy with aflibercept

The authors of this paper set out to investigate the prevalence of macular atrophy in treatment-naive patients with neovascular AMD undergoing aflibercept monotherapy (three monthly loading injections followed by subsequent treatment every two months). Case notes over a three year...

Risk of developing pseudotumor cerebri in women using a levonorgesteral intrauterine device

Pseudotumor cerebri (PCT) is a disorder causing increased intracranial pressure without a mass lesion, usually seen in obese women of childbearing age. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is an idiopathic form of the disorder, but several medications have been associated with the...

Two illustrative cases of AZOOR

The authors present two illustrative cases of acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR) which causes acute idiopathic blind spot enlargement. The disease is characterised by sudden loss of outer retinal function associated with photopsia, with minimal or no fundoscopic changes...